According to the Information Center of the
Ports and Maritime Organization, Mohammad Mohsen Salimipour, referring to the
conclusion and announcement of the contract for the construction of a
30,000-ton silo, said: " in order to create grain storage infrastructure in Anzali Port and due to
the urgent need for such an infrastructure, this contract was concluded with an
investment of 410 billion Rials."
He added: "the construction of these
silos is scheduled to begin this week with the use of the best equipment and
technology with the ability to simultaneously unload two ships and load two
trucks. By doing so, the capacity of existing silos will be increased by about
The Deputy of Ports and Economic Affairs of
the Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province also announced the
operation of a 4500 square meter warehouse built by private sector investment
in May of this year and noted: " with the construction of this warehouse, the capacity of the covered
warehouses in Anzali Port Complex reached about 72,000 square meters."
Salimipour stated: "in order to increase
the capacity of depot and storage of grains and goods and in order to
effectively benefit from the facilities and infrastructure of Guilan ports, in
addition to implementing and completing existing investment projects,
attracting new investors for construction projects like silos, terminal for all
seasons, tourism and marina, shipbuilding, mechanized grain warehouses,
value-added and complementary industries and sorting, etc. are on the agenda."
He considered the creation of appropriate
infrastructures for marketing and planning activities in order to accelerate
and facilitate the provision of services as one of the factors affecting the
growth trend of Anzali Port and said: "this port plays an important role
in meeting market needs, especially basic goods and grains."